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properties have been in particular prapts properties r that are transferred to the city for governmental purpose there's no plan after that. that's a collaboration between the agency because the agency has the experience and the resources to really fully understand the deposition of the assets in the community in the long run and the city department or other authorities those assets are transferred to. so again, there's no final plan, you know, to transfer them to the city and a number of things could happen but that's not the purpose of this long-term plan. i want to open it up for commissioners. first any questions about the long-term property plan >> yeah. that i are they just, you know, wanted to make sure we should involve all the community when giving the properties back to the city and especially in the western edition. and in the other thing i have a question for you. in the jewish museum you have a right on the top he, you know, under the you know the separate preschooler what are we talking about where the proceeds are going to >> you said the proceeds we're not getting anyth
. clerk if you can please call the third item. >> the resolution of the city and county of the city of san francisco's plan for 20 three. >> great and here we have a presentation from bill widimyer from hsa. >> good morning supervisors. the item before you is a resolution approving san francisco's fiscal year 2012 and 2013 refugee services plan this plan is submitted to the board annually as a requirement for funding. the allocation totalled 186 thousand and 235 dollars the services provided under the plan are targeted to single adults or married couples without children who are not eligible for other programs. the refugees social services funds will be used for refugee cash assistance and achieving economic self sufficiency. and offered for 12 months maximum. the funds would support services that would aid refugees and maintaining employment developing work related skills and earning a wage with benefits where possible the employment services funds will be used to provide skills training and english language training and job readiness embedded in the language training. second, the ol
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for a national strike. >>> tonight, crews are working to clear the scene of a train crash in new york city that de-railed on its way to manhattan. at least four people are dead, 63 more hurt of those, at least 11 are in critical condition tonight. al jazeera kimberly dukehardt has the latest from the bronx. >> fire fighters, police and the ntsb could not working through the night, checking the tracks, the actual train cars, mechanical equipment, communication equipment, to try to figure out what went horrible wrong. the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this suburban commuter train in northern new york city. the crash happened early sunday morning. >> incidentally, we have reco recovered the event recorder and downloaded the data off of the locomotive. we haven't had a chance to analyze it or verify it at this point. >> officials say the train was carrying about 150 passengers and heading to new york's granted central terminal. >> there was screaming and people trying out to god and asking for their families. it was pretty gruesome. >> it de-railed on a curved s
the revenue is strong because we turn that revenue into a conversation to take care of everybody in the city. this center and site reptsd our cities principles and values and philosophy of taking care of everybody. so i want to give a shout out to the doctor's and even the medical records staff they're to be here (clapping) they're working their medical magic. i'm troud proud of this city and being the mayor of everybody that wants to be successful and live rich lives in the city. we need to continue connecting the dots and working together. i don't mean to the city to be successful i want to make sure that everybody is successful and everybody lives rich lives and everybody has a chance to live in this wonderful, wonderful place. it could be came lot but it is as close to camp lot as any place in the country. thank you, everybody (clapping) so i know you're all exited to go do the ribbon cutting but i need to make some last minute acknowledgments. >> are we ready 5, 4, 3, 2, 4 and let's see if the scissors work. yeah. ♪ ? an incredible program because we take regular kids teach them the l
and why they're under increasing pressure in states and cities facing huge debt problems. the fights are charged with more skirmishes to come in court, but this week's action may be changing the landscape. the battle over the public employee pension crunch in illinois-- the nation's worst-- came to a head yesterday, as state lawmakers voted to eliminate a $100 billion unfunded liability. it passed with bipartisan support, although the votes were close, and some were more enthusiastic than others. >> i think it's a win-win and the excuses i'm hearing from people who don't want to support it don't add up to me. >> this is hard for a lot of people in our state so it's not something that i feel joy about. >> woodruff: the measure cuts cost-of-living increases for current and future retirees and raises the retirement age for those under 45. many aren't happy about it. >> when you've been employed by the state for 20 years and you're counting on your benefits being "x" and there is a possibility that that nest egg that you've been counting on is going to be reduced as a result of pension r
-apartheid protest at u.c. berkeley. he was in the audience at the coliseum. >> oakland was the symbol of the city that fought and that constantly held the nation's feet to the fire. >> with his passing, we can't help but celebrate his life because it was one that embodied the spirit of gandhi and martin luther king. >> reporter: his legacy will live on in this city forever. >> that day was unforgettable for so many of us here. >>> new video tonight. one of the first prayer services. this was in capetown, south africa. desmond tutu offered his condolences to the mandela family. tutu himself, a social rights activist from south africa. mandela impacted the entire soul. he spoke passionately about the power of education and sports, a way to advance and unite. nbc bay area's jean elle joins us in san francisco with more. >> reporter: nelson mandela was not a big rugby fan. but he showed his support for south africa's all-white rugby team. and it was a game-changer for his country. the reverend avis brown remembers the historic moment. >> i'm right there. >> reporter: reverend amos brown spent time wi
that are expected to pour into the city. transforming the entire skyline. and this is ground zero first in mission street san francisco. home of the future transbay tower which could be the tallest building on the west coast. >> it's coming whether we prepare for it or not. and so we need to prepare for it. >> reporter: are we prepared for it? >> no. we're not prepared for it. >> reporter: signs of the strain are already on the rise with rocketing rents causing more and more evictions. >> the city an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the gr
strike and tells the prime minister she must resign. >> tonight rescuers in new york city are uprighting toppled train cars, searching for more victims in the deadly train crash. the train derailed in the bronx on the way to manhattan. at least four are dead. there are 63 confirmed injuries. 11 are listed in critical condition. >> al jazeera's kilmeny duchardt is live at the scene. what is the latest on the investigation? >> tonight, on this very chilly night, firefighters, police, crews and the mtsb are combing through every part of the scene down there right now, looking at the tracks, the mechanical equipment, the communication equipment to try to figure out what went horribly wrong. >> the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this train. it happened early sunday morning. >> we have recovered the event recorder of the cab car. we downloaded the data off the loko motive. we have not had a chance to analyse it at this point. >> the train was carrying about 150 passengers, heading to new york's grand central station. >> the injuries are consistent with broken bon
was the protest by fast food workers in dozens of american cities demanding the federal minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour. our report from joe fryer in los angeles. >> reporter: fast food workers walked off the job today pushing for the first federal minimum wage increase in four years. they braved frigid temps in denver and rainy weather in atlanta while protesters in other cities simply moved their chants inside. >> catching like wildfire all throughout the country. nobody's ever really seen anything like this. >> reporter: sandy velazquez skipped her shift at a mcdonald's in los angeles. >> yes, i was nervous. >> reporter: she has three children. about 25% of all fast food workers are raising kids. >> sometimes they can, mom, can you buy me this and i don't have enough money. >> reporter: like 52% of fast food workers she relies on some public assistance. >> i work hard. when i get my paycheck at the end of the week, it's not enough to survive. it's like an insult. >> reporter: mcdonald's employee steven rojas says he can't find a job in his field. at 23 years old, half the workers had
. that the city can be safe. >> reporter: she was murky when she asked how to plan to deliver on the police promise. >> i will be rolling out a campaign platform in the new year. >> reporter: skyrocketing crime is only one problem. >> it's about her. she doesn't connect with people and their problems and is in denial that oakland has problems. >> reporter: quan had no comment about her or the other challengers. she did however say i have not yet announced my re-election plans and i'm focused on my priorities as mayor. >> oakland is looking for competent strong leadership. i'm very excited about campaigning. >> reporter: it going to be an interesting year. the question is, of course, how many other people will jump in this race? oakland is still a prize the city new states and somebody else could join us. >> oakland uses rank choice voting. how do you think that's going to come into play? >> reporter: that's the big question. san francisco uses it, too. it gives voters a choice of three candidates out of the gate and then you stack up. those votes tran fer to the other two: quan got in by s
. another freeze warning issued. the codest citied and in the last -- cities and in the last few minutes a winter weather advisory posted for the bay area. >>> tara moriarty has been out in the cole weather all morning. she joins us live from walnut creek with the affect the low temperatures had on drivers. good afternoon, tara. >> reporter: well, good afternoon, yes. it's definitely thawed out since early this morning. it's 48 degrees. if you were anywhere near napa, they are 49. so we rose one degree. if you were anywhere near napa oh, my gosh, it was cold there. it dipped down in the teens. the plummeting temperatures packed a bit too much bike for little jelly bean so lane bought her a winter sweat he. >> i'm cold. i thought she would be, too. >> reporter: at a danville coffee shop customers tried to keep warm when the mercury dipped to 21 degrees. >> i put on five sweaters and was walking around my house. >> reporter: nearby sprinklers doused plants that turned into isaac kells overnight -- icicles overnight. >> i actually slid around on it. >> reporter: crews had to block off this
was the mayor of berkeley and the city council had already voted to sanction south africa. >> take turned out to be a movement that grew. east bay was the first place. the city of the east bay, the city of berkeley. >>reporter: our check was there as well. he's now the executive director of oakland cypress mandela training center. >> first of all i remember that he was very powerful with just spirit. his spirit overcoming all the obstacle that he went through. it was such an honor and revelation to meet such a giant. >>reporter: at uc berkeley students protested leading the way in the anti-apartheid movement not the only one in the east bay dock workers refused to unload south african good. in san francisco reverend brown and third baptist church had for years collected money for the anti-apartheid cause. >> my church directed the first sign in the city the protesting apartheid back in the 1980's. >>reporter: it was mandela only visit to the bay area. one that still touches so many. >> i wouldn't have missed it. i just wouldn't v. we have a lot of work to do. struggle continues on.
works crews busy as pipes and a water main burst this morning. the city sending out tweets alerting residents to take precautions. >> as the cold weather has had a cumulative effect from night tonigt tonight, there's the potential we could have some more breaks in the lines. >> reporter: the fountain flowing now, but take a look at it this morning when the mercury plunged. >> to get into the mid 20s is what what we would normally see. to get below 20 last night is very unusual. >> reporter: if you have to be outside tonight, this is definitely the place to be. the only thing i'm missing is that cup of hot cocoa. i'm jody hernandez, nbc bay area news. >>> from the north bay to the south bay, it is just cold. the cold had people rushing into auto repair shops. >> reporter: the temperature in san jose has dropped two degrees in just the past hour. it's 50 degrees. let's give it a second. 50 degrees. we are in for a cold night. most drivers know black ice is one of the big worries when the sun goes down and the temperatures plummet, but it's not the only cold-related car problem. the se
of wrangling over bankruptc a court ruled that the motor city can go forward, leaving a critical population of city workers what happenedering about the future of their pensions. and the pressure is mounting on detroit leadsers. one moved on, the fire commissioner. it was a serious blow for arson city. last year's cases costing for than $2.5 million. a day in the night of engine company 44 reveals that firefighters are still going out giving it their all. >> fire is - you can't predict what is going to happen next. my name is michael jefferson. i'm captain of engine company 44 in detroit. i have been at the firehouse most of my career. >> this fire house - morale is good. it probably is in most of the fire houses. it's the uncertainty going through the change of the bankruptcy and not knowing, you know, what will happen six months from now. will they come in and get rid of our jobs? we have fires, fires, fires all the time, every week. we need everything. we need rigs, we need fire trucks right now. we need mann power. we are low on mann power. the average age is 45 years old. we have not
.c., baltimore, right up through i-95 north and west of all of the big cities still below freezing. still a light freezing drizzle out there so there's going to be slippery especially the bridges and overpasses will be the worst. you'll be out there with the ice scraper trying to get the ice off. thankfully light. we won't see any more snow. the problem is even with the ice storm we had down in arkansas, temperatures aren't warming up around the country. i mean we're not melting any of this. look at this cold blast once again that goes from california all the way down to des moines heading to chicago and east coast as we go through your tuesday. again, we'll warm up today and melt a lot of that. up to 44 in new york. that's great but all that cold air comes in as we go throughout the end of this week and it's going to be frigid for a long time. >> kansas city, minus 3. >> yeah, it's going to be frigid for a long time. no signs whatsoever of any warmth up to christmas. >> thank you very much. >>> to twitter. last night i was struck by weather channel's jim cantore tweeting this. "i can't remember
, breathing, growing city, making a city safer. >> reporter: he bris led when asked if his successes were from the former mayor. >> you are wrong, okay? you are plain wrong. >> reporter: they came over to challenge the reporter, aaron wiener. >> that's what they did. a lot of ground breaking with little in the pipeline. there's no funding for it. >> reporter: when gray said he was running on his record, the federal criminal probe into his 2010 campaign. >> have you cooperated? >> mike, i want to talk about the future of the city, okay. i want to talk about the future of the district of columbia. i am a native washingtonian and have given my life to this city. >> reporter: reporters followed him out the door. >> the washington redskins game? i'm done, all right. i'm done. >> it's a clear campaign tactic to rebuff reporters asking questions, but unclear how it will play when voters ask the same questions. we expect them to do so during the campaign. >> feisty tone. >> the mayor usually lets us ride up in the elevator and jokes with us. much more tense. i was surprised. >>> we are getting our loo
think. >> reporter: a major strategy he pushed was breaking down the city into five districts, with police commanders tasked with building relationships and being responsible for the crimes in their communities. the mayor believes the strategy has worked to reduce the violence. >> reporter: in fact the mayor credits his ideas as well as other changes in the police department for the 25% drop in the homicide rate this year. so far this year, there have been 85 homicides. at the same time last year, the number was 112. >> reporter: some who live and work in oakland are not so sure. >> it doesn't feel any safer or better. >> i'm not totally in love with the idea of bringing in outside consultants. >> reporter: the tomorrower san francisco police chief and now director of usf criminal justice leadership thinks oakland's police chief could have done the job without braton, but he credits him with oakland using his system of tracking crime. >> he's a brilliant guy, and i think a lot of people look at his brain child as a technology program that has brought the police strategy into t
up at 238. as you continue to drive south, it gets a little bit better in union city and it slows in fremont. 7:03. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. >>> the investigation continues into an early-morning fire at a san jose mobile home. it started shortly after 2:00 this morning near monterey road and firefighters still have not located the elderly man who lives in the unit. ktvu's katie utehs is live on the scene with the new information about this mobile park. good morning, katie. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i just got off the phone with san jose fire's public information officer. he says now that it is daylight, the plan to move forward, research this mobile home. as you can see, it's completely gutted. early this morning they got through 80% of the home. they still need to search through the kitchen. they hope that will give them more identification or contact info as they try to find the elderly man who lived here. they do not believe he was home at the time of the fire. let me show you some video and some pictures of the flames and smoke coming from the mobile home at
cancer medication. is this really saving money? the growing trend to try and eliminate state and city workers in an effort to save the state money. they turn these over to the private health care companies, are they saving money? yes, there is a cost savings, but when you start throwing in lawsuits, cost taxpayers more than a million dollars, those lawsuits can start to really add up. >> since we've gone to privatization weren't there always problems with health care? >> there were problems, problems that were documented. there are problems with prison health care now. prison health care has been a long ongoing issue in this country but the statistics are quite certain. when you look at what happened there, particularly in arizona, the number of deaths since privatization have gone way up. also the number of suicides have gone way up. that's because these private companies are cutting back for services for mental health. >> i think there are a lot of people who with all due respect will say, these people have been put in prison for a reason. how much does the system actually owe them?
of sending illegal mailers to discredit magna lay that when she ran for san jose city council in 2010. rematch will take place in the june primary. [ inaudible ] the illegal campaign mailers will sent to those of vietnamese community and made her look like a communist. >>> he is due to start speak at 8:15 this morning. ktvu will provide coverage. >>> also this morning california republicans are defending a website that criticizes the new health care law. >> democrats say taxpayer money should not have been used to create the site. it looks too much like the real website for the state's health care exchanges and could prevent users from signing up. the gop site has links to medial coverage detailing problems with the law. >>> two runners from kenya will participate in their first competition this sunday thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. through a new organization he started through kenya. davis says he was inspired by the elite runners that come from a small town with no running water or electricity. they will be running in the california marathon this sunday. but first th
with pay even as more officers leave the force. >>> up first a bay area city considering tough new rules for e-cigarettes. why some say they're just as dangerous as the real thing. [woman] you wrapped the... [man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] >>> tonight the city of richmond is considering expanding its cigarette ban to include electronic cigarettes. some say they're a safer alternative but derek valcourt tells us, it's becoming a habit. >> reporter: some say this makes it safer. >> nicotine however it's delivered is a very dangerous drug and we need to step up to the plate. >> we're trying very hard to being a healthy city. part of being a healthy city is sending the message that it's not okay. >> reporter: the cdc says last year nearly 2 million middle and high school students nationwide had tried e cigarettes. double the number in 2011. e-cigarettes contain in this -- contain nicotine which is no difference. >> the basic idea is regardless of how you get
station in fremont. 39 degrees. it seems like the coldest part of any city is right up on the bart platform where you're standing out there for a couple of minutes getting cold from the wind. we have some video of people getting ready for the cold weather. we have been talking about this for a couple of days now. definitely people coping with hats and gloves and scarves. hot coffee and exercise believe it or not. christmas is just 22 days away and this coldest day of the year so far people just love it. >> when you're blowing and everything and moving around i'm ready to take this off actually. >> i'm bundling up and getting close to my hubby here to keep me warm, so -- [ laughter ] >> reporter: so 29 degrees in santa rosa this morning. 39 degrees here in fremont. i feel kind of lucky. but as you heard from lawrence, it is going to get colder tomorrow. live in fremont, kiet do, kpix 5. >>> you can warm up once you get in your car and here's a live look at traffic conditions right now. we have a sneak peek a little glimpse at traffic through berkeley heading out of albany. close to
. coming up, we'll talk more about this freeze warning. the coldest cities tomorrow, and as this system moves out, a wet system moves in, and there's a chance for snow on bay area peaks. >>> now to ktvu's ken wayne. he's been outside tonight. talking to folks who are out there trying to stay warm. >> reporter: we're all trying to stay warm out here, frank. we pulled up here a couple of hours ago. the sign said 33 degrees. bill just mentioned 27, but it just dropped within the last few seconds to 26 degrees here in downtown walnut creek. before the night's over, it's going to be a lot colder. winter and ice skating go together. but it doesn't usually feel like it there should be real ice on the ground in walnut creek. >> i can't believe this is tonight, of all nights. it was really nice until just last night. >> reporter: a private party from a jewish synagog took to the ice. many of the participants, russian immigrants who know something about harsh cold winters. this guy has some advice for californians. >> you guys should man up. it's is not even freezing yet. >> quit complaining? >>
regime and get rid of apartide. seven years later the city of berkeley became the first in the nation to divest from south africa. assemblywoman nancy skinner was part of that movement forcing the campus to cut ties with corporations linked with the attartide regime. nelson mandela's visit here four years later was particularly emotional for the east bay. skinner says south africa's hard fought victory was one the east bay shared. >> it was so thrill tag we americans, that we east bay residents could have been something with that kind of global impact. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix5. >>> former san francisco mayor willy brown served as the host when nelson mandela made that bay area visit back in 1990. >> president kennedy was assassinated for his brother, bobby, martin luther king jr. , or, any of the other great people whom we have honored appropriately by virtual of their contributions. my guess is each one of them at this moment are welcoming in the real leader, nelson mandela. >> yeah, you heard it there. brown put mandela in the same group as john f. kennedy, rob
. it will be on wednesday at 8:00 a.m. in the city hall rotunda. >>> san francisco police will be going undercover this weekend to make sure the football fans behave themselves at candlestick park. the 49ers are taking on the seattle seahawks in one of the most anticipated games of the season. our david stevenson live in san francisco where seahawks fans are planning to invade, david. >> reporter: that's right. seahawks plan for a big party here at pier 39 on saturday. some of them told us they're worried about the potential for violence at candlestick park on sunday. >> second and 7. >> reporter: for football fans, it may be the hottest game of the season. sunday's battle between the 49ers and the seattle seahawks even has australian out of towners gearing up for the west coast rivalry. >> home support should be a win. >> i basically have to say it's a hostile environment. >> reporter: seahawks supporters are speaking about their safety in the wake of previous brawls there. in 2012 season, 55 ejections, 14 felony arrests. >> i've been getting quite a few emails were day saying my son's going to t
. firefighters say black ice caused two dozen cars to pile up just outside of new york city. at least 44 people were taken to the hospital. here in the washington, d.c. metro area, the storm has become mostly rain, but if it gets any colder, freezing rain could start falling, and that would make for more treacherous driving conditions. the storm is part of a system pummeling much of the nation. it canceled more than 2400 flights sunday, and is causing more delays and cancelations for monday morning travelers. new york, boston, and big cities farther north are preparing for bad weather that could disrupt the morning commute. >>> the harsh weather is also causing shipping delays smack in the middle of the holiday shopping season. the dangerous driving conditions prompted wal-mart to send goods out to stores ahead of the storm. amazon and fedex are notifying customers that packages may arrive a day late. >>> the deputy who shot a 13- year-old boy in san -- santa rosa is back at work today. gilhaus shot andy rosa after he mistook the boy's toy gun for a real one. >>> the 21-year-old accused of sho
-us.com. >> welcome back. fast-food workers in 100 u.s. cities plan to walk off the job today. this is all part of a national effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. protests began last year and have since gained momentum. the median pay for the fast workers nationwide is just over $9 an hour, or about 18,500 a year. that is lower than the census bureau's poverty income threshold level for a family of four. >> these are the cities and debate that may possibly have workers walked off the job. >> the timing 7:11 a.m.. the search for a plane piloted by a san jose man and will continue later this morning. this is the plane that was carrying dale smith and four others that went missing. the plane was headed to butte, montana but never arrived spread the the search has been complicated because of inclement weather. they're not using infrared radar to help search for the five people. >> it is a lot colder compared today than yesterday. vallejo is still at 19 degrees. we do have a windshield of 20 degrees outside and i will let to know how long the cold temperatures will last. more details, we
quarterbacking, but god how does this happen at this point. >> you look around, willie, new york city and we don't know right now what caused the wreck but we're consumers of new york city airport, we're consumers of new york city roads, we're consumers of new york city area trains and this really is some of the most battered, beaten up, crappie infrastructure in the nation. it's getting in and out of new york city is one thing i hate about this city. i love manhattan. but god -- >> it's a nightmare. we're a third world country in manhattan. a third world country when it comes to transportation. >> they are working on the airports. those are slowly but surely getting better. but i ride the subway home from work and sometimes you stand on the platforms and look at the tracks an look what's holding up the entire station you go oh, my god that's a relic. that turn, that speed in that turn. they have been making that turn for decades and decades. there was an accident in july with a freight train around that same spot. obviously something went very wrong there yesterday. >> one of the four fatalitie
of holiday. >>> tonight the city of richmond is considering expanding its cigarette ban to include electronic cigarettes. some say they're a safer alternative but derek valcourt tells us, it's becoming a habit. >> reporter: some say this makes it safer. >> nicotine however it's delivered is a very dangerous drug and we need to step up to the plate. >> we're trying very hard to being a healthy city. part of being a healthy city is sending the message that it's not okay. >> reporter: the cdc says last year nearly 2 million middle and high school students nationwide had tried e cigarettes. double the number in 2011. e-cigarettes contain in this -- contain nicotine which is no difference. >> the basic idea is regardless of how you get the nicotine drug, that there should be restrictions on. >> reporter: advocates say e- cigarettes are a safer alternative because it gives you the nicotine without burning tobacco. the fda has yet to determine how much nicotine or other potential harmful chemicals are being inhaled and whether e- cigarettes are okay. >> i would not be surprised to find out of gettin
been at it for hours. >> you heard that as the day rolls out fast food employees in 100 cities will walk off the job of the workers in manhattan began the protest at 6:30. events are planned at lunch at some mcdonald's in san jose, oakland, and antioch. workers are asking for more money, a minimum wage of $15. that wage now is $7.25. that is $15,000 for a full time employees which is not enough. >> until we lit -- lift the workers up there is not a true recovery from the greatest recession since the depression. >> if the minimum wage goes up to $15 an hour food prices will go up and there will be fewer jobs. last month, rebound said he would back a senate measure to raise the minimum wage not to $15 but to $10.10 an hour. san francisco and san jose already pay $10 or more an hour on average. on average they make $9 an hour. >> governor brown hold as strong advantage over potential g.o.p. challengers headed into the election. the poll shows brown leads g.o.p. with 52 percent of support from california voters. the next closest candidate is former lt. governor with 11 percent. the
are talking like neighbors do, a typical saturday is city scene, but these people have more in common than a zip code. they're all the victims of people who went on an overnight blitz with parked cars. >> i saw two or three other spots with glass broken and i said oops, it's going to be my car, too. >> here along this stretch of new york avenue, a gateway to the city, it tep fis development, vest detention, commercial, thriving. dozens of cars were hit and it looks like some things were stolen. >> my girlfriend's prescription glasses, some sunglasses of mine. >> some items were untouched. one victim didn't realize her car had been targeted. >> i got in my car and noticed it was really cold and i looked back and realized my passenger rear window had been smashed. >> not just this is a busy stretch of new york avenue. it's what's just across the intersection there -- that's a police station. >> it's pretty surprising, i mean nobody has ever seen anything like that happen over in this area. >> well some in the area say it's not the first time parked cars have been hit. regardless, it couldn't
francisco will hold its own memorial for mandela wednesday at 8:00 a.m. it will be in the city hall rotunda. former mayor willie brown has been asked to organize the service. . >>> let's head over to rosemary orozco. we have the oakland holiday children's parade today. hoping for some good weather for that. >> it will be dry. bring the winter coat. you will need it again. behind this system cold air spilling into the bay area, could be breezy for some of us into the afternoon. it will be a chilly one. we'll struggle in the upper 40s the sun is shining it's makes its way up. another, i don't know, minute or two until the fish sunrise. we might be right up on it. we're clearing out this morning. let's look at some of the rainfall totals over the last 24 hours. .47 in napa. .4 in santa rosa. almost .3 for oakland, san francisco picking up almost .4. san jose picking up .13. we have seen snowfall in areas right around the santa cruz mountains, right over the summit, mount st. helena has reported a little snow. northern areas of napa county reported some snow yesterday. a few sprinkles that ma
city has officially gone bust. a judge ruled it is unable to pay it's 18 billion if debt. there is a march 1st deadline for the city's reorganization plan to be filed. the mortgages manager is expected to have a first draft next month. outgoing mayor dave bing says it's a chance to put the city on new course. >> we now have to fight. if we have a future as far as our children and grandchildren are concerned, we have to fix the problem now. we can't continue to kick that can down the road and not make tough decisions. >> those tough decisions, the judge ruled billions in pensions can be cut even though michigan's constitution prohibits cuts to pensionings. the city's largest employee union fwoild an appeal. the ruling could have implications across the country for retirees already struggling to make ends meet. >> we have an american dream that if you work long and you did the right thing, that you would end up being able to live comfort annual. what he's done now, i don't even know how i'm going to do this after january. it's already the fat guy has to sit around and make
that was given the city's o-k. the free event begins at 4- 20 in a tent set up at seattle center. with any pot smoking out of public view. they'll have plenty of company too. with a holiday lights celebration, ballet performance and a pearl jam concert all happening at the center. coming up on the kron 4 morinng news. more on the freezing temperatures. we will be right back. to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com. now time for the kron4 tech report with gabe slate. the morning. a big battle between to attack the giants is shaping up amazon and will go over drone's robots and same-day delivery service. on sunday amazon a big splash in announcing their new drone delivery system. they are working on and now google has told the new york times and they are investing big time in a similar proj
. it's 7 degrees right now in kansas city. the reason i'm bringing that up let's take a look, it's 31 in fairbanks, alaska. it's much colder in the midwest and central u.s. than it is in alaska. crazy weather pattern right now. mika this continues this week areas like new york, baltimore, d.c., snow tomorrow morning maybe an inch or two to make for another slippery commute. >> bill, thanks. we'll be back in touch with you. we're going to have a story coming up about the republican party and members of it finally coming together. amazing. calling for unity. but first today's "new york times" is out with a powerful piece on the challenges facing the city's homeless particularly children. the article focuses on an 11-year-old, one of 22,000 homeless children in new york, the most since the great depression. data shows half of new yorkers live at or below the poverty line. it's not just new york. 20% of kids nationwide live in poverty. only romania has a higher rate among developed nations. in washington, congress is debating whether to extend jobless benefits to the long term unemployed.
in oklahoma city. they have snow and ice, not in their morning commute. snow is stretching down for tennessee. it is an ice storm in dallas or all of their schools are closed. >> my brother went to sarah crews and he stated that it is the coldest place to live. he stated that they would ice down and play hockey in the doorways. >> i remember walking brokehow was going to talk about santsarah crews. >> the temperatures are two degrees warmer than yesterday. that is something. we are still well below freezing. santa rosa is still a 23 and fairfield is now in the low 20s, 23 leaving your house in vallejo. we are below freezing in livermore in concord. this is why we're waking up to clear conditions. the clear air, the temperatures will drop. we're also tracking a system. this will bring the possibility of rain and snow. it is want to be very likely later on today pripet the coldest spot some of the protected valleys. winter weather advisories are in effect to to our morning for the portions of the east bay. above 2,500 ft. we may see two to 4 in. of snow. >> this is starting to feel like christm
. >> woodruff: protests also raged for another day in ukraine's capital city. thousands of demonstrators stormed government buildings in kiev to demand integration with the european union. in turn, the country's president asked to renew talks with the e.u. and he appealed for calm. we'll have a full report from kiev and analysis from a former u.s. ambassador later in the program. china launched its first robotic mission to the moon early this morning. the jade rabbit rover aboard a landing craft blasted off atop an unmanned rocket at 1:30 a.m. the rover is expected to land on the lunar surface in mid- december. if successful, china will become the third country to soft-land a spacecraft on the moon. wall street retreated today after retailers got off to a disappointing start for the holiday season. the dow jones industrial average lost 77 points to close at 16,008. the nasdaq fell 14 points to close at 4,045. >> woodruff: still to come on the "newshour": fixing the glitches plaguing healthcare.gov will the holiday season bring cheer to retailers? david hockney on painting with an ipad; thousands
of the problem. >> the city of san francisco is creating more and more dedicated bike lanes because let's face it, they are needed. >> the problem is that drivers are not respecting the by clients like this person here. normally, i'd just go on and show you the problem but except this time while i was watching, the police seize on this problem just happen to see me shooting and wanted to know what the problem was so i showed him. >> we're gonna give people what here to take care of the spread we would try to do more education and enforcement. >> within a few minutes, the police was on the scene and educated. >> you are not suppose to enter into right here. there is a line in the street to tell you. >> there in force in the role of the bike lanes. maligned these dedicated bike lanes are for bicyclist on less, one you are about to park and you cannot crews looking for a spot. you cannot emerge when there is a break in the by claimed similar to this. >> muni buses are not allowed to use the biplanes to keep on schedule. bike lanes, are for bikes. >> this guy gave me a piece of his mind. >> i teach a
to give up their weapons to french troops. the french patrolled the capital city today, trying to disarm rival muslim and christian fighters who killed 400 people over the weekend. we'll have a report from the c.a.r. later in the program. the prime minister of thailand called for new elections today, in the face of protests against her rule. the opposition has accused her of corruption, insisting again she must go. john sparks of "independent television news" reports from bangkok. >> reporter: protest leaders called it the day of reckoning. a time to do-or-die. when their call was answered on the streets of bangkok by more than 150,000 people. and each one seemed determined to topple the thai government. >> we've got to get them out. we're playing our last card. >> reporter: they've been at it for weeks. a rolling protest against the government of prime minister yingluck shinawatra. with demonstrators converging on government headquarters this morning, the thai prime minister made a surprise announcement. she disolved the government. >> miss yingluck who sounded shaken said let the peopl
cities off the country demanding to be paid $15 an hour. >> i actually work two jobs. i work mcdonald's and wendy's and it's still not enough. the cost of living still seems to be rising over my head and still making difficult, daily sacrifices and i work two job, minimum wage is just not enough. >> president obama gave those protesters a boost yesterday. >> we know that there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off, and are still living at or barely above poverty, and that's why it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage that in real terms right now is below where it was when harry truman was in office. >> nbc's katie toure is live in brooklyn where a protest is scheduled to begin in the next hour. what are you hearing? >> there is a lot of debate on this issue. on the one hand you have the fast food workers and a lot of support out here for them who say they need to be raised to $15. that $7.25 just isn't enough. you hear that woman say she works two jobs even though they're making $7.25 an hour. they
napa thirty in plaza 10 and 33 in grant with city. san francisco loth 40 degree reading. into the afternoon temperatures rarely struggle with want upper 40's bay area why it barely reaching the '50s and a number of locations. brick and mortar businesses >> jacqueline: >> jacqueline: this note will be tapering off until tomorrow late morning with frigid conditions all through the sierra patrick look of temperatures less take a look at the extended forecast a very cold conditions for the next few mornings. we will warm up the sum on friday but rain likely. like rain lasting saturday we want a little bit more but sunday we are very cold fried's likely to be issued. are looking to technology. to help them know their customers, as they walk in customer buying habits. just >> pam: the idea is to attract customers by habits just like amazon and other big online shopping sites already do. kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate met with one local, small business trying out a next. >> reporter: walking into a store it may recommend treats on their past purchases and offer discounts as
: but the man the world most reveres wanted to be buried far from the capitol city in the village he called his home, even when politics became his life. born in the british empire, he will be buried in a distant corner of a country that is in every sense his. the man who made the miracle of modern south africa, who brought a nation with him on his long walk to freedom. though the world now mourns and presidents will visit, it is ode south africans who gain from his struggle and in finding out what this democracy looks like without him. >> woodruff: a short time ago, i spoke with lydia polgreen, johannesburg bureau chief for the "new york times." lydia polgreen, thank you for talking with us. >> my pleasure, judy. >> woodruff: how are south africans reacting today to mandela's death? are they all black and white united in their view of him? >> overwhelmingly i would say yes. today i was outside his home in an upscale suburb of johannesburg. and there were not just black and white, there were, you know, yalmke and muslim knitted prayer caps. there were young and old, people from a whole variety
workers across the country will walk off their jobs this morning as part of a 100 city protest. workers are seeing $15 an hour and a right to form a union. in washington president obama is making income in equality one of the pieces of his second term agenda. >> the idea that a child may never escape that poverty because she lumberjacks a decent education or a health care or a community that views her future as their own it should offend all of us. the combined trends of declining mobility it poses a threat to our way of life. what drives me as a zbroond, a son, a father, as an american is to make sure that every striving hard-working optimistic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. >> the current minimum wage is $7.25, adjusted for inflation. that's more than $3 less than the minimum wage was back in 1968. president obama said he'll support a senate bill to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 but not going to be easy. >> what would the prospects of that be not only in the senate but the house? >> they are not good. it would be easier to do that than t
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